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The ruins of Loglukabad are in an advanced state of dilapidation, and do not repay the trouble of a journey of seven miles.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The sun was streaming in through the little window, revealing the dust and the dilapidation of this lodging.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
The museum contains much that, in its removal here or dilapidation, has lost nearly all its interest.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
From the river itself the blackness, the squalor, the apparent dilapidation, of these Tyneside towns are not so conspicuous.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
Day by day I watched, with a secret joy, the rapid progress of this work of dilapidation.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 28, APRIL 1893VARIOUS
Once very sumptuous, the private office of the editor of “The Financial Pilot” had fallen into a state of sordid dilapidation.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
Moreover, the defences here were mostly in a state of dilapidation, and the stores and ordinances in great disorder.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
In the second place, the driver was drunk, and the horse was groggy, and the fiacre was in the last stage of dilapidation.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
Cobwebs, dust, or incipient dilapidation do not excite the servant or mortify the proprietor.
WISCONSIN IN STORY AND SONG;VARIOUS
He seems to have put Spain into Chancery, such is the general dilapidation.
GATHERINGS FROM SPAINRICHARD FORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DILAPIDATION

  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • damage
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • dilapidation
  • diminution
  • disappearance
  • employment
  • erosion
  • friction
  • impairment
  • inroads
  • loss
  • mileage
  • service
  • usefulness
  • utility
  • waste
  • wear and tear
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